June Preservation News

As June comes to a close, we want to take one last moment to recognize Pride Month in Milwaukee’s historic history! In case you missed it, here are two great stories on the impact of preservation and the LGBTQIA+ community.

WUWM Story on Walker's Point

Black Nite Brawl

MPA Now Has a Virtual Storefront! 

Have you ever wanted to show off your love for Milwaukee Preservation? Well now you can! Introducing MPA's new virtual storefront!

From stickers to Save the Soldiers Home puzzles, find a gift for every preservation lover in your life. Or, consider this your full permission to "Treat Yo' Self" to a cozy sweatshirt or the warm glow of a preservation candle!

Exclusive for our eNews Subscribers - Enjoy 10% off your first order of $10 or more with the code “MPA10” !

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Recap: MPA Metro Monthly - Ope! Brewing

Join us each month around the Greater Milwaukee Area as we explore historic buildings, adaptive reuse projects, and highlight incredible small businesses - all in an informal social setting!

This past month we visited Ope! Brewing in West Allis. Located next door to the Kearney and Trecker warehouse.

Warehouse Transformation

Ope has revitalized an industrial brownfield site to an incredible, interactive, family friendly space!

Watch your email for our July location coming soon!

If you’d like to suggest a location in your neighborhood, please send us your recommendations here!

Save the Soldiers Home

Remember that Soldiers Home Tours are taking a short break, but we’ll be back beginning July 15! 

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And don’t forget to visit our Virtual Store for Soldiers Home swag, including a great series of stickers! All proceeds benefit MPA and Soldier’s Home advocacy.

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Save Our Domes

Supervisor Juan Miguel Martinez held a public input session on June 3rd. Here's a recap of the event.

Mitchell Park Clean Up Event to be held this Saturday, July 1st at 10 am.

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Just Announced!

Cream City Symposium - September 8th, 2023

Join MPA for a full day of Cream City knowledge featuring three keynote speakers, an afternoon tour of the Pabst complex, and an evening special reception. More details coming soon, Registration opens July 10th!

Celebrating 20 Years of MPA!

Find us around town at these Upcoming Events:


MPA Metro Monthly


Night Market

Hank Aaron State Trail 5k

Bronzeville Art & Culture Festival


Cream City Symposium

Silver City International Festival


Our BIG 20th Anniversary Celebration!


Veterans’ Day Special Soldiers Home Tour

PBS launch party

PastForward Conference


Annual Meeting






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